Category Archives: Investor Strategy

Week Ahead: Overbought Stocks Likely To Move Higher; USD Could Break Out

S&P 500, NASDAQ Composite register 8th consecutive recordsGold rises even amid rally and against strengthening dollarYields halt at 200DMA Stocks may be showing no sign of slowing down: the Dow Jones, S&P 500 and NASDAQ all finished the trading week

3 Stocks To Watch In The Coming Week: Netflix, Procter & Gamble, Intel

With the U.S.-China trade war out of the way, after the signing last week of the Phase 1 portion of the deal, the coming week will be all about earnings. Several mega cap U.S. technology and consumer companies are scheduled

It’s Not The Fed Driving The Stock Markets Higher

This post was written exclusively for Investing.com The talk of the town lately seems to be that the recent stock market gains are directly tied to the Federal Reserve’s re-expansion of the balance sheet. But in fact, a fair comparison

In Cocoa’s Rally, A Three-Way Fight Is Emerging

It’s the second best performing commodity of the year among U.S. “softs”, driven by Asian demand. And prices of New York-traded cocoa could go even higher if a cartel and farm lobby get their way — though demand destruction might

U.S. Bank Earnings: Are 2019 Gains Sustainable?

As U.S. banks come to the end of one of their best ever earnings seasons, investors are looking for clues as to whether the larger U.S. lenders will be able to sustain this record-breaking streak of profitability. Helped by robust

U.S. Bank Earnings: Are 2019 Gains Sustainable?

As U.S. banks come to the end of one of their best ever earnings seasons, investors are looking for clues as to whether the larger U.S. lenders will be able to sustain this record-breaking streak of profitability. Helped by robust

Natural Gas Weather Models Are All Over The Place, Driving Traders Wild

The weather models dictating natural gas traders’ books are driving them crazy — and the reason is quite simple: few can really understand what’s happening to the weather now. It’s mid-January, a time of the year when heating demand indoors

Chart Of The Day: U.S.-China Phase One Deal Brings Bad News For Soybeans

The outlook for soybeans’ demand deteriorated fast after investors acquainted themselves with the language of the signed initial agreement between the world’s two strongest trading partners. The bad news: soybean growers can no longer rely on automatic Chinese demand. From

Opening Bell: Phase One Drives Stocks To Records But Warning Bells Are Ringing

Phase One: Positive Read: no fresh tariffs; Negative Read: priced in, hollow agreement Asian stocks enjoyed only a tepid rally; China underperformed Gold is flat, despite a weaker dollar and rising stocks U.S. futures extended a rally, European stocks hit

Why OPEC Is A Classic Cartel And Could Regain Its Power Over Oil Markets

Is OPEC a cartel? The Saudi oil minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, says no. In a speech at a petroleum technology conference in Dhahran, he pushed back against this long-held assumption, explaining that the media formulated the notion of OPEC